Tuskegee University, the historically black educational institution in Alabama, received a two-year, $1 million grant from the 3M Corporation for use in the construction of the new home of the College of Business and Information Science. The building will be named in honor of former Federal Reserve Board governor Andrew F. Brimmer.

Prairie View A&M University, the historically black institution in Texas, received a $335,440 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for a research study of the space surrounding various bodies in the solar system including Earth’s upper atmosphere, the ionosphere, and the magnetosphere.

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